Truth and Reconciliation: Resources for Educators

Resources for Educators

In our Catalogue

Subject search for Indigenous Peoples - Canada provides the results for non-fiction and fiction titles that have been filtered for children and young adults.


  • Explora Primary Search K-5 and Explora Canada Student Search 6-12 (use your RHPL card to log in to these databases. Then, key in the following search terms to find content for students: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; Orange Shirt Day; and Indian Residential Schools. 
    • Explora also provides access to the following eBooks: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Canada and First Nations Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds.
  • Lakehead University: Indigenous Education K-12 Lesson Planning Websites and Resource
  • University of Ottawa: Ten Resources for Teaching and Learning about Indigenous History

First Nations, Metis & Inuit Education Association of Ontario

The First Nations, Metis & Inuit Education for Association of Ontario support and help all educators understand issues related to First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples in Canada, as well as, offer strategies for teaching this content to all learners.

Treaties in Ontario

Did you know? Legislation passed in 2016 declaring Treaties Recognition Week as the first week of November each year. Treaties Recognition Week is an opportunity to learn about the significance of treaties and the importance to all Ontarians.

Learn about treaties, treaty relationships and treaty rights in Ontario through the Provincial Government's website.

Curious to learn about treaties that cover areas where we live, work and go to school? Explore Ontario's digital treaties map.

Indigenous Peoples of Governance